E325: ATTENTION Found a swap file by the name ".profile.swp" owned by: smaranh dated: Fri Apr 6 09:46:45 2012 file name: ~smaranh/.profile modified: YES user name: smaranh host name: ubuntu process ID: 4394 While opening file ".profile" dated: Fri Apr 27 10:35:32 2012 NEWER than swap file! (1) Another program may be editing the same file. If this is the case, be careful not to end up with two different instances of the same file when making changes. Quit, or continue with caution. (2) An edit session for this file crashed. If this is the case, use ":recover" or "vim -r .profile" to recover the changes (see ":help recovery"). If you did this already, delete the swap file ".profile.swp" to avoid this message. ".profile" 23 lines, 713 characters Press ENTER or type command to continue
解决办法很简单，直接删除提示存在的文件即可，然后就可以重新编辑了，比如示例上面的提示中引号的内容，Found a swap file by the name ".profile.swp"
[root@localhost ~]# rm .profile.swp